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by Dr. Natalia Berger




Jews and Medicine examines the special relationship between Jews and medicine both intrinsically, from within, and historically, from without. Two questions were posed: first, does Judaism in itself foster a special attitude toward medicine, and secondly, to what extent did life in the Diaspora influence the Jewish contribution to medicine? The book chronologically traces the most significant points of encounter between the history of the Jewish people and the history of medicine, beginning with the Bible and ending with the modern world and the State of Israel. This beautiful book is a unique combination of information and artifact, history and philosophy, and is a perfect gift for any doctor, rabbi, or anyone else interested in the long and noble relationship between Jews and medicine.
Download Jews and Medicine: Religion, Culture, Science epub
ISBN: 0827606443
ISBN13: 978-0827606449
Category: History
Subcategory: World
Author: Dr. Natalia Berger
Language: English
Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society; 1 edition (October 1, 1997)
Pages: 276 pages
ePUB size: 1885 kb
FB2 size: 1424 kb
Rating: 4.4
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